Anantapur:: APCC president N.Raghuveera Reddy said that the fear of loss of Nandayal seat haunts the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. He accused that Chandrababu who neglected Nandayal now giving false promises to develop as the elections are coming near. He said that the TDP did nothing for Nandyal for the last three years and not constructed even one house now promises to sanction 13,000 houses and sanction of 10,000 pensions shows his fear of losing the Nandyal seat, he said.
Chittoor:: TTD Executive Office Anil Kumar Singhal has directed the officials not to compromise on the security of the visiting pilgrims to the holy town. He held discussions with the officials at the TTD Administrative Office. He asked the officials to equip with latest technological devices on the security of the pilgrims. He wanted the officials to install CCTV cameras at Alipiri Tool Gate. Alipiri, Srivari Mettu trekking point with latest face recognition software equipped cameras. He wanted the existing cameras be updated.
Guntur:: The Principal Secretary R.Karikal Valaven has issued orders appointing Municipal Regional Director C.Anuradha as the in-charge Municipal Commissioner of Guntur. It may be recalled that the Guntur Commissioner Nagalakshmi has been transferred and posted as Prakasam District Joint Collector.
Kurnool:: VRA’s association district president K.Satyaraju has demanded Rs.18,000 as minimum wages for the VRAs. The VRAs has staged a dharna at Sri Krishna Devaraya Junction on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, he demanded to recognize the VRAs as the IV class employees and implement the promise of paying Rs.18,000 per month. He said that TDP that came to power did not implement the poll promise, he said. At present they are being paid only Rs.6,400 and as a result, they are under debt pressure, he added.
Prakasam::Ongole:::: The Board of Intermediate has issued orders of cancellation of recognition to seven private junior colleges. RIO Manohar Babu said that these colleges with zero enrolment, recognition was cancelled. The colleges are Vignan Junior College in Mundlamuru, Sri Sai Prakasam Junior College at Pokuru, Sri Sai College at Racharla, Grameena Luthern Junior College at Tarlabadu, Gautami Vocational college at Tanguturu, Mother Theresa Vocational College at Moorjuru, Bits Vocational Paramedical Junior college at Khambalapadu.
Tirumala:: A seven year old girl was allegedly kidnapped from the open shed located opposite the Pilgrim Amenities Complex IV in the vicinity of the Ragi Maanu junction. The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam’s Central Command Control room is located in the same complex. With the help of the CCTV footage, the authorities spotted the girl who was playing being allegedly whisked away by an unidentified middle aged woman. Sources said that the woman was spotted alighting a bus at the Vellore state in Tamil Nadu.
Vijayawada:: The State government is to enact a legislation end mosquito menace in the State. Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas, Municipal Administration Minister P.Narayana, IT Minister Nara Lokesh and other higher officials discussed the aspects to be cover under it. The Ministers have decided that large-scale publicity campaigns should be conducted for a fortnight during the months of June and December every year to enlighten public about the law on the lines of the campaign for war against diseases caused by mosquitos.
Vijayawada:: The State government has written a letter to Member secretary, AP Commission for Backward Classes (Manjunatha Commission) to submit it’s report at the earliest. The Secretary to the government (BC Welfare) asked the Commission to advise the government on the percentage of reservations to be extended to the Kapu, Telaga, Balija and Ontari communities. The Commission also requested to suggest a separate group in which the commission should be included and the economic criteria to be applied for the entitlement of benefits. The Commission said it had completed public hearings in all the 13 districts and was examining the requests and applications given by various communities.